The Balsillie Papers provides clear, concise, peer-reviewed articles about today’s most complex issues in global governance and international affairs.


Conceptualizing Technology Governance:
An Ecosystem Perspective

Jatin Nathwani and Ann Fitz-Gerald

Whereas critical challenges to humanity have been tasking international experts for millennia, rapid advancements in emerging transformative technologies (ETT) give rise to a fundamental problem that requires strategies for risk management and governance.



Artificial Intelligence and New Threat Vectors: Using Scenario Planning for Trend Forecasting

Ann Fitz-Gerald, Dmytro Chumachenko, Halyna Padalko and Vijay Ganesh
As AI technology evolves rapidly, concerns over its potential threats and the necessity for regulatory mechanisms have become central to the global conversation.

Global Governance Implications for Responsible Investing in Canada: An Analysis of Public Service Pension Plans Investment Policies

Brandon Dickson
This paper will evaluate a number of public service pension plans from across Canada to understand how RI is incorporated into their investment policies. 

Proper Scoping of Data Science:
A Guide for Policy Makers

M. Tamer Özsu
Data science has emerged as a promising field to leverage the large volumes of data collected from multiple sources. This paper provides a systematic framing of the field to assist policy makers in developing proper initiatives.
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